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Forestry policy

We have 12 items tagged with ‘Forestry policy’.
  • Woman in a forest holds a tree branch towards another tree

    Escalating local climate resilience finance

    A new IIED report offers 30 practical options to help local people build vital resilience into their livelihoods, landscapes and food systems and calls for an urgent increase in climate finance to and through local organisations

    12 October 2021 | Blog | Climate change
  • Women bend over hundreds of small sapling trees in a line.

    Getting the politics right to grow the trees right

    IIED and partners identified the conditions under which high-profile tree-planting campaigns might work – resulting in the right trees in the right places, with the right incentives for the right people to take care of them – in the context of post-COVID-19 recovery

    4 June 2021 | Project | Forests
  • Close-up of a shovel, on which dirt is balanced, during a tree-planting ceremony, with a plaque in the background

    Trees need locally-grown politics

    Presidents and celebrities planting trees are in the news again, and with green post-COVID-19 recovery plans afoot and the launch of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, James Mayers considers what it will take to get the right trees planted and looked after in the right places, by people who actually want them.

    4 June 2021 | Blog | Forests
  • A scenic shot of forest with two waterfalls

    Support for REDD+ readiness in Jamaica

    IIED is supporting the government of Jamaica with readiness for Reducing Emissions for Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+). This support will enable Jamaica to prepare a National REDD+ Strategy for a low-carbon and climate-resilient society

    21 April 2021 | Project | Forests
  • A community-owned Mexican sawmill in Oaxaca (Photo: Duncan Macqueen)

    Incendiary observations from the 4th FLARE conference

    Researchers into forest livelihoods recently met in Copenhagen to share ideas on how to support forests, sustainable forestry and forest peoples. Duncan Macqueen reports back on some of the highlights

    22 October 2018 | Blog | Forests
  • Deforestation in Kalimantan, Indonesia, which has been pledged US$1 billion pledge of REDD+ finance from Norway (Photo: Josh Estey/Aus Aid, via Creative Commons

    What's next for REDD+?

    After several years of negotiations, a framework has been agreed to compensate developing nations for avoiding deforestation. IIED hosted a conference to examine what happens now

    29 April 2014 | Blog | Economics
  • Closeup of a man chopping a tree with an axe. Mecati Forest, near Nampula, Mozambique.

    How to shape governance of tenure for responsible forestry: a practical guide

    IIED worked with the Forest Governance Learning Group to develop a practical guide for stakeholders who aim to improve the way governance affects tenure so that forestry is more sustainable and contributes more to livelihoods

    24 June 2011 | Project | Forests
  • Justice in the forests: a series of short films

    A series of short films that ask: who gets to decide about forests? With deforestation causing such havoc for biodiversity, the climate and the livelihoods of millions of forest-dependent people around the world, it is an important question

    15 April 2011 | Article | Forests
  • Community Forestry in the Democratic Republic of Congo

    This project involved the development of policy and legislation in the DRC that recognises the rights of forest communities to manage their own forests and the benefits from them

    9 September 2010 | Project | Forests
  • The Green Economy Report – forestry chapter

    IIED contributed a chapter on forestry to the UNEP report 'Towards a Green Economy: Pathways to Sustainable Development and Poverty Eradication'.

    2 September 2010 | Project | Economics
  • Small and medium forest enterprises and associations

    The forestry sector in developing countries is dominated by small and medium sized forest enterprises. IIED worked to highlight the contribution they make to sustainability and poverty reduction despite the diverse range of these enterprises

    11 June 2008 | Project | Forests
  • Forest ethics

    Development does not always advance human wellbeing and the global ecosystem on which that wellbeing depends. This project interrogated some of the value assumptions behind development

    11 June 2008 | Project | Forests
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